seguire

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(186)
I turisti seguivano la guida nel museo.
i
ART.DEF.M.PL
turist-i
tourist-M.PL
segui-va-no
follow-IMPF-3PL
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
guid-a
guide-F.SG
ne-l
in-ART.DEF.M.SG
muse-o
museum-M.SG
‘In the museum the tourists followed the guide.’
(187)
La nave segue la rotta.
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
nav-e
ship-F.SG
segu-e
follow-PRS.3SG
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
rott-a
course-F.SG
‘The ship follows its course.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FOLLOW Coding set Argument type
1 follower V.subj A
2 followee Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
R y
(576)
‘That course is regularly followed by the ships.’
C
N y
C
R y
(557)
‘The predetermined course is to be followed without variations.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(555)
‘Anne and Luke are following each other.’
U
N n
C
R y
(188)
‘One follows/We/You/They (indef.) follow the pre-established route without variations.’
U
R n
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(559)
‘One is/We/You/They(indef.) are often followed by (one’s/our/your/their) fans.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y